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Funding programmes

To provide you with an overview of regional, national and European funding programmes, we compile the contents of current tenders for you every month.

For personal advice please contact us by phone: 0043 732 79810 5420.

In addition, we offer the following services in relation to funding programmes:

  • General advice on innovation funding
  • Advice on specific programmes
  • Comprehensive support for funding projects
  • Identification of suitable funding opportunities


Register here for the funding update.

Development of innovations projects | TIM - Technology and Innovation Management

The neutral technology advice initiative TIM – Technology and Innovation Management of the Chamber of Commerce of Upper Austria and the Upper Austrian Government supports innovative companies with practical research knowledge, comprehensive information, financing and coaching. We support you all the way from the idea through to the prototype. You have the opportunity to work together with experts from universities, research institutes and technical colleges.


The TIM performance profile includes the following:

  • Technology assessment, patent research and property rights advice
  • Finding suitable R&D partners
  • Funded expert consultation by R&D partner
  • Advice on regional and national technology funding
  •  Advice on protecting and realising your innovations
  • Specialist events on technology issues with R&D experts


Promoting cooperation for SME | easy2innovate

The easy2innovate funding programme promotes the competitiveness of SMEs over the long term in Upper Austria through research and innovation. Easy2research makes it easier for you to carry out your R&D project while easy2market promotes the market launch.

>> more information on easy2innovate

Promoting innovation | EU program Horizon 2020

Until 2020, approximately EUR 75 billion will be made available for research and innovation. Our expert advice gives your project a head start. As the regional contact point for Horizon 2020 in Upper Austria, we provide you with the following support:

  • Assessment of innovation plans in terms of H2020 suitability
  • Help in developing and submitting an application
  • Identifying suitable cooperation partners (regional, national, European)
  • Formal check of proposal content with suggestions for optimisation
  • Specific input to proposal covering impact and implementation
  • Hosting training and specialist events on H2020 Tenders